The Great American Musical
Book by Arthur Laurents | Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Joe Calarco
Suggested by memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee.
Original production by David Merrick & Leland Hayward Entire production originally directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Here she is, World. Here’s Rose! Sherri L. Edelen (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Company, Hairspray) stars as the iconic Momma Rose in the award-winning backstage musical favorite.
gypsy. When the younger, more talented, daughter defects, Rose sinks all her hopes (and claws) into the elder. Bold, brassy, yet remarkably charming, Momma Rose puts today’s Dance Moms to shame.
With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Signature’s “signature,” Stephen Sondheim, Gypsy features the beloved songs “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “Together (Wherever We Go),” “Small World,” “Some People,” “Let Me Entertain You” and “Rose’s Turn.”
“Everything about Gypsy is right…one of the best musicals.” — The New York Times